People want to tell their story, interpret their times, write and act with beauty and truth… before their peers, both on and off the stage. Itinerant Theatre (IT) wants to make that possible. IT’s mission is to produce and perform theatrical works for artistically underserved audiences.
IT builds on its Board members’ collective experience of presenting, producing, directing, acting & writing for the theatre & other performing arts, all on a shoestring budget. IT looks forward to collaborating with other performing arts where possible.
For the 2017-18 season IT was proud to produce the 25-character play, “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play”, early December at the Lake Charles Little Theatre. Coffee House Theatre continued through 2017 at Stellar Beans. Coffee House Theatre is moving its site to Studio 339 at Central School A&H Center. Please stay tuned to this site’s blog and Facebook page for CHT announcements. In February 2018 IT produced two separate benefit productions written and/or edited by Eve Ensler, The Vagina Monologues and the newly minted A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer, at two locations, Sloppy’s Downtown and Central School A&H Center. Local charities Oasis and SWLA Abolitionists, plus the international non-profit, V-Day International, received ticket sales proceeds.
Upcoming to round out the 2018 season are: (1) April 5-8, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, by Ntozake Shange. Location: the Ben Mount Theatre of Central School A&H Center. (2) Late spring weekend readings series of 29 new, never before read before an audience 10-minute plays and short plays — written by authors from across the USA. They wrote to the theme, Making a Difference. (3) Finally, early fall of 2018, watch for a possible fun dinner theatre featuring two of Carolyn Woosley’s monologues, Maggie and Rosa, from her composite of one-woman plays, Louisiana Women.
Check Facebook, Twitter and the blog of this website for other upcoming readings and productions.
Itinerant Theatre continues to cultivate & showcase the talents of young & old in front of & behind the curtain.